Munroe Bergdorf (@munroebergdorf) - Munroe is an English model and activist, who dedicates her time pushing forward and educating others on race and identity. She regularly speaks on panels around the world and recently made her first documentary for Channel 4: What Makes A Woman? Bergdorf won ‘Changemaker of the Year’ at the 2018 Cosmopolitan Awards, and was awarded an honorary doctorate in 2019 by the University of Brighton.
Vivek Shraya (@vivekshrayea) - Vivek Shraya is an artist whose body of work crosses the boundaries of music, literature, visual art, theatre, and film. Her best-selling book I’m Afraid of Men was heralded by Vanity Fair as “cultural rocket fuel,” and her album Part-Time Woman was nominated for the Polaris Music Prize. She is also the founder of the publishing imprint VS. Books. Shraya is also a director on the board of The Tegan and Sara Foundation, which fights for health, economic justice and representation for LGBTQ women.
Jacob Tobia (@jacobtobia) - Jacob Tobia (they/them) is an actor, writer, producer, and author of the national bestselling memoir Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story. From running across the Brooklyn Bridge in high heels to giving Trevor Noah an on-air makeover on The Daily Show, Jacob helps others embrace the full complexity of their gender. In addition to adapting their book Sissy into a forthcoming TV series for Showtime, Jacob recently made their acting debut as the nonbinary character “Double Trouble” on Netflix’s She-Ra and The Princesses of Power.
Travis Alabanza (@travisalabanza) - Travis is a writer, performer and theatre maker based in London, via Bristol. Their writing, performance and public discourse surrounding trans and Black identities has had them noted as one of the most prominent emerging trans voices in the arts and beyond. For stage, Travis wrote and performed in their debut show Burgerz. The show won the Total Theatre Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival as well as selling out numerous venues including Southbank Centre and Traverse Theatre.
Indya Moore (@indyamoore) - As a model and actor, FX’s Pose star, Indya Moore is one of the most visible trans people of colour in fashion and media today. Since starting out in the industry, they have been selected by Nicolas Ghesquie`re to feature in Louis Vuitton ’s Pre-Fall 2019 lookbook, and appeared in Calvin Klein ad campaigns and on the covers of Teen Vogue, Elle and L’Officiel USA, among others. After posting a video on YouTube dispelling myths about heterosexual men’s attraction to trans women, which went viral, Moore was further thrust into the limelight after being featured in an article by NBC Out, leaving them vulnerable to threats, violence and abuse from those closest to them
Bethany C. Meyers (@bethanycmeyers) - Bethany C. Meyers is a LGBTQIA+ activist and feminist based out of New York City. They have a booming Instagram presence, on which they are completely and totally authentic about their struggles and successes. They discuss issues of identity, sexuality, mental health, fitness, self-love, and more while creating an open and welcome environment for their followers to connect with them over shared experiences. Meyers is the founder and CEO of the be.come project, a holistic, online, workout experience with accessible twenty-five-minute routines you can do with Meyers themselves.